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  • $50 Gander Mountain Gift Card

    $50 Gander Mountain Gift Card

    Competitions

    Gander Mountain is giving away a $50 gift card to use in any of their shops or online store. Everything related to the great outdoors can be found at Gander Mountain, from fishing to archery.

  • Phase 4 #motherofallroadtrips: Western Canada

    Phase 4 #motherofallroadtrips: Western Canada

    Western Canada

    Phase four of our epic 12-month road trip included our discovery of Western Canada with a quick side trip to Alaska. This region is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, and we savoured every minute here.

  • US Road Trip Guide: My 10 Point Checklist

    US Road Trip Guide: My 10 Point Checklist

    Travel Tips

    So you are flying to the United States for your very own #motherofallroadtrips. Excitement levels are high. But what do you do right now? How do you prepare? Here’s our simple 10-point US road trip guide to help you plan the drive of a lifetime.

  • Living The Dream: Own Your Days

    Living The Dream: Own Your Days

    Living The Dream

    I heard about Michael on Twitter and knew he would make a great addition to our Living The Dream series. They have been making their way around the US in an RV since 2010 and own their days in a way not many people do.

  • Photography Tour Around The Redwoods & Oregon Coast

    Photography Tour Around The Redwoods & Oregon Coast

    Northwest, USA

    The Redwoods in Northern California and Southern Oregon’s coast are 2 natural treasures that have to seen to be believed. On our recent Pacific Northwest road trip we stopped at the Redwood National and State Parks. And while we were in the region we spent an afternoon relaxing on a secret beach with friends in Southern Oregon. Come along for a journey with us.

  • 31 Weird Things About the US

    31 Weird Things About the US

    Reflections

    How can another English-speaking country be so different? Like Santa, I’ve been keeping a list of naughty, nice and weird things that may freak out fellow Australians. Hopefully this cultural education can prevent other Aussies from looking like fools or even getting themselves into trouble. Or you could just have a laugh.

  • Where To Eat In Alberta

    Where To Eat In Alberta

    Western Canada

    Alberta’s culinary scene has evolved a unique flair of it’s own. From its delicious AAA Albertan steaks to green onion cakes - there’s so much delicious food to discover in Alberta, Canada. Follow our food journey in photos. Saliva glands… start your engines!

  • Alberta Road Trip Guide: 7 Things You Need To Know

    Alberta Road Trip Guide: 7 Things You Need To Know

    Western Canada

    As part of our #motherofallroadtrips we were excited to include a 2-week road trip around Alberta, Canada. We soon discovered our lack of preparation for a few important factors. So before you take that jaw-dropping, gorgeous road trip around Alberta, make sure you read our essential road trip guide.

  • Icefields Parkway: The Most Scenic Drive On Earth

    Icefields Parkway: The Most Scenic Drive On Earth

    Western Canada

    Inspired by our recent road trip along Alberta’s Icefield Parkway, we’ve compiled the 9 best stops. You’ll find jaw-dropping landscapes, breathtaking mountains, serene lakes, majestic glaciers and whimsical waterfalls. Get your daily dose of travel inspiration right here.

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